Exercise interventions for older people living in the community

Source: British Journal of Sports Medicine, 2013, Online

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Date of publication: January 2013

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This is an updated version of a Cochrane Systematic Review. The original provided evidence that preventive interventions such as exercise programmes, cataract surgery and psychoactive medicine withdrawal can reduce the rate of falls in older people. This updated version aimed to assess the effects of interventions and focused on comparing these interventions with controls interventions such as usual care and placebos.

Length of publication: 2 pages

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS Library.


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